Examples of relieved in a Sentence
I was relieved to hear that you're feeling better.
He was greeted at the door by his much relieved mother.
Recent Examples of relieved from the Web
Right-hander Darren O'Day relieved Miley, and allowed a run on two hits with a walk in the eighth inning.
As one of the much-too-rare survival stories from the epidemic that killed many of his peers, The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago is too relieved to be critical.
Greatly relieved, hubby heads home to his wife who is anxious for news about his visit to the doctor.
However, perhaps the Duchess of Cambridge was also a (little) bit relieved.
As Sautet observed, Pierre is relieved to be off the hook, his heart soaring as his power to act leaves him.
Louis-Dreyfus in some ways sounds relieved that Seinfeld is breaking up; maybe she won’t be chased down midtown streets by rabid fans anymore.
Assured that their other daughters were safe and sound, the Jameses were almost relieved to hear the actual news: There had been some inappropriate touching, the Russes told them, between Kim and Dr. Ketcham.
Some people were very supportive and relieved and happy for me.
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Definition of relieved for English Language Learners
: feeling relaxed and happy because something difficult or unpleasant has been stopped, avoided, or made easier : feeling relief
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